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9/13 Deadly storm Sebastian blows through Germany

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Windstorm Sebastian wreaked havoc across northern and northwestern Germany on Wednesday, killing three people and causing power outages. Wind gusts of up to 150 kilometers (93 miles) per hour were recorded in the northern Harz mountain range, according to the German weather service (DWD). The North Sea saw gusts of up to 140 kilometers per hour, […]

9-10 The Germans taking on the US military

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A week of protests against the US drone program drew some 5,000 protesters to Rammstein US Army base, Anerica’s most important air base in Europe. Under the banner of “Stop Ramstein Air Base,” a nationwide campaign has drawn peace activists from across Germany and other countries to Kaiserslautern, calling for the base to be shut down. “Our […]

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